Home Natural Remedies for Headache
Headache is a very common ailment that almost everyone will suffer at some time or other during their lifetime. Common causes are due to stress, allergy, eye strain, hangover, high blood pressure, infection, tension, low blood sugar, nutritional deficiency and presence of toxins or poisons in the body.
There are several natural remedies that is available to treat headaches.
Aloe vera is a natural remedy that is effective for headaches that are associated with hyperacidity. Consume 2 tablespoons of fresh aloe vera gel 3 times a day
Apple can help to cure headaches. Peel the apple skin off and cut away the inner portion of the apple. Dip the cut apple into salt water and eat on empty stomach every morning. Continue this apple remedy for about 1 week.
Banana peel contains potassium and can help to relieve headaches. Just place a banana peel across the forehead and across the back of the neck.
Betel leaves contain cooling properties and therefore can bring relief from headache. Put some betel leaves into a mortar and pound them using a pestle. Then mix with a little water to make a betel leaves paste. Apply this paste to the temple or the forehead.
Cinnamon is a good pain relief from headache. Put a few cinnamon sticks into a mortar and pound them into powder using a pestle. Mix with a little water to form into a paste. Apply the cinnamon paste onto the temple and forehead.
Ginger is very effective for sinus headaches. Put some pieces of fresh ginger or used some dried ginger powder into 1 cup of water. Bring to boil. Remove from heat and let it cool. Drink the ginger tea to rid yourself of headache. Alternatively, use ginger powder and mix with a little water to make ginger paste. Apply the ginger paste on the temple or forehead for headache relief.
Honey is an effective treatment for chronic headache. Put 1 teaspoon of honey into 1 glass of water. Stir thoroughly and drink in the morning
Lemon is useful for headaches that are heat-induced
Mustard seeds are another effective natural remedies migraine headaches or normal headaches. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of mustard seed powder with 3 teaspoons of water. Mix thoroughly and then put this mixture into the nostrils.
Sandalwood remedy is a simple yet effective home remedy for headache. Take some freshly ground sandalwood and add a little water to make into a paste. Apply the sandalwood paste onto the forehead. Let it dry before using your hand to rub it off. Then wash the remaining paste from your forehead.
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